What happens when a woman strikes back and kills her abuser? What can these acts teach us about domestic abuse?
Dick’s guest is Dr. Darald Hanusa, a University of Wisconsin-Madison lecturer, practitioner, trainer and expert in domestic violence.
Are payday loans necessarily abusive and destructive ways to get cash? What are the pros and cons of such loans?
Dick’s guest Jessica Roulette is a staff attorney at Legal Action Wisconsin.
A transgendered woman shares thoughts on training police departments and other organizations about transgender sensitivity as well as her life before and after her personal transition.
Dick’s guest, Ginger Baier, is a Transgender Health Advocate at the OutReach LGBT Community Center in Madison, Wisconsin.
The average American black family has 1/12 the wealth of the average white family. Some of the reasons for this might surprise you or even shock you. Recently, Congress has taken up the issue of reparations.
Dick’s guest, Kaleem Caire is a national leader in the K-12 movement. He is also a leader in the Madison community working to close the racial divide and inequities and spent 4 years as the president of the Madison Urban League.
Human trafficking involves thousands of victims around the world, including the United States. Who are the perpetrators and victims of human trafficking? How can this happen?
Black Americans average 1/12th the net worth of white Americans. How did this happen? How can this gap be reduced?
Dick’s guest is attorney Robert Wynn, Founder of Asset Builders of America.
How can unconscious workplace bias affect decision making with employers and coworkers? Is there a way to make ourselves less biased or unbiased?
Dick’s guest is Deborah Vaughn Biddle, founder of High Performance Development Solutions LLC and is also a diversity and inclusion corporate consultant.
What are the current immigration laws and policies? How can these help us evaluate the “wisdom” of suggested changes?
Dick’s guest, Shabnam Lofti, is the head of a law firm specializing in immigration law. Her firm serves clients throughout the Unites States and around the world.
In some states, people who commit non-criminal parole violations return to prison in the same numbers as new criminal offenders. Why does this happen? Is it just? What changes are needed?
Dick’s guest is Cecelia Klingele, a law professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Her numerous articles and areas of research focus on criminal justice administration and community supervision of those on conditional release, such as probation, parole or extended release.
What is life like for the over 11,000,000 undocumented immigrants living in the United States who face deportation? How do they cope?
Dick’s guests are Laura Minero, a Ph.D. candidate who came to this country at the age of five and is undocumented but has Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) status and Dr. Karen Menendez Coller, Executive Director of Centro Hispano in Madison, Wisconsin.